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  • n. A tent or pledget for wounds or ulcers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tent or pledget for wounds or ulcers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In entomology, a brush of hairs; a little bundle of divergent hairs, as those on many caterpillars.
  • n. A tent or pledget for wounds or ulcers.

Etymologies

Latin penicillum, penicillus, a painter's brush, a roll of lint, a tent for wounds. (Wiktionary)

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